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Halim Family History

Halim Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic halim ‘patient’, ‘tolerant’. Al-Halim ‘the Forgiving’ is an attribute of Allah.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hakim, Salim, Rahim, Jalil, Hadi, Habib, Wali, Halik, Malik, Palm

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Where is the Halim family from?

You can see how Halim families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Halim family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Halim families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Halim families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Halim's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Halim families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Halim surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Halim ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Halim. 72% of Halim men worked as a Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    72%
  • Carder
    29%
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What Halim family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 384 census records available for the last name Halim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halim census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 505 immigration records available for the last name Halim. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 189 military records available for the last name Halim. For the veterans among your Halim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Halim lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Halim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Halim in 1966 was 74, and 74 in 2004.

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